Intel RT3WB080 256MB PCIe SATA RAID Controller

INTEL Part #/MPN: RT3WB080

DiscTech Item #: INT-RT3WB080-BN-OE

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Interface Types: SATA, PCIe

Form Factor: Half-Height/Half-Length

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps

On-Board Cache: 256MB

Intel RT3WB080 256MB Eight Port 6Gbps PCIe SATA RAID Controller - Brand New

Intel RT3WB080 256MB Eight Port 6.0 Gbps PCI Express, Serial ATA RAID Controller - Brand New

Intel® RAID Controller RT3WB080 Cost-effective and high-performing RAID solution for mainstream SATA storage-based systems

Key features

  • Embedded 256-MB 800 MHz cache (ECC DDR2 memory) to efficiently store data in transition
  • Speaker to deliver audible alerts
  • Two SFF8087 SAS/SATA connectors for up to eight internal ports
  • x8 PCI Express Generation 2 interface for fast communication with the server board
  • LSI SAS2108 RAID-on-Chip (ROC) controller for outstanding performance
  • Two internal cables with SFF8087 connectors that expand to four individual SATA style connectors

Cost-effective high performance

The Intel® RAID Controller RT3WB080 is an intelligent RAID solution that uses ROC technology, delivering cost-effective, state-of-the-art performance and data protection for high-capacity SATA drive–based systems. The Intel RAID Controller RT3WB080 includes LSI’s SAS2108 6-Gb/s ROC silicon, a native PCI Express 2.0 architecture, and other powerful features such as RAID 6 and advanced RAID management. Compatible with SAS expanders with support for up to 16 physical devices.

Target applications

  • Scalable performance.

Key advantages

  • Powerful performance and economy - Includes LSI SAS2108 ROC technology, x8 PCI Express Generation 2 host interface, and 256-MB of 800-MHz cache for excellent performance for budget sensitive mainstream SATA-based storage solutions.
  • Exceptional data protection - Supports data redundancy using SATA hard disk drives through mirroring, parity, and double parity (RAID levels 1, 5, and 6) plus striping capability for spans (RAID levels 10, 50, and 60).
  • Inside-the-box design flexibility - True MD2 form factor for low-profile height and half-length adapter slots. Eight internal 6-Gb/s ports allow connection to 6-Gb/s or 3-Gb/s high-performance SATA.
  • Outstanding availability - Delivers proactive drive monitoring and automatic error correction. An optional battery backup maintains the integrity of data in transit to drives in the event of a power interruption.
  • Optional premium feature support - Includes a connector for optional hardware-based keys that easily plug in to unlock advanced software algorithms designed to improve performance and enhance data protection.


This controller card is compatible with any server that includes PCI-E 2.0 x8 slots.

Model numberRT3WB080
DescriptionEntry-level 6G SATA RAID controller with 8 internal ports for SATA drives. Retail SKU includes cable.
Target MarketEntry
Board Form FactorLow Profile MD2
Data Transfer Rate6 Gb/s
Supported DevicesSATA
Supported Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Solaris, VMware
Compatible Battery Backup OptionsAXXRSBBU7 or AXXRSBBU8
RAID Level Supported1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60
Number of Ports Internal8
Number of Ports External0
Number of Devices Supported32
Embedded Memory256 MB
PCIe Host InterfacePCI Express 2.0 x8
IO Processor ModelLSI2108
KeyingPCIe x8 Connector
Connector OrientationTop

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Weight: 2 lb

Warranty: 1 Year DiscTech

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